Global Patent Index - EP 0895461 B1

EP 0895461 B1 2000-02-23 - APPARATUS FOR SURGICAL STEREOTACTIC PROCEDURES

Title (en)

APPARATUS FOR SURGICAL STEREOTACTIC PROCEDURES

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG VON CHIRURGISCHEN STEREOTAKTISCHEN EINGRIFFEN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL POUR INTERVENTIONS CHIRURGICALES STEREOTACTIQUES

Publication

EP 0895461 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97924207 A

Priority

  • IB 9700716 W
  • US 63861696 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9740764A2] A noninvasive apparatus (16) for supporting tools associated with a stereotactic apparatus (10) and procedures to guide tools along any selected path. In one embodiment of the invention, the tool support system (16) is mounted to a skull clamp (46) holding a patient's head (13). In another embodiment, a tool (105) and an articulated arm and probe (18) are selectively mounted to the tool support system which in turn, is mounted to the side rails (120) of a table (48) supporting a patient. With the second embodiment, stereotactic procedures can be practiced with respect to any part of the patient's body.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 19/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 6/03 (2006.01); A61B 19/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 90/10 (2016.02); A61B 90/11 (2016.02); A61B 90/50 (2016.02); A61B 90/14 (2016.02); A61B 2034/2059 (2016.02)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9740764 A2 19971106; WO 9740764 A3 19971224; AU 2974697 A 19971119; CA 2252889 A1 19971106; DE 69701324 D1 20000330; DE 69701324 T2 20000608; EP 0895461 A2 19990210; EP 0895461 B1 20000223; JP 2000510716 A 20000822; US 5891157 A 19990406

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